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Case Reports in Medicine
Volume 2011, Article ID 705260, 3 pages
Case Report

Huge Interatrial Septal Aneurysm: A Coincidental but Rather Fatal Finding

Department of Anesthesia and Postoperative Intensive Care, School of Medicine, University Hospital of Ioannina, University of Ioannina, 451 10 Ioannina, Greece

Received 8 November 2010; Accepted 2 January 2011

Academic Editor: Michael S. Firstenberg

Copyright © 2011 Petros Tzimas and Georgios Papadopoulos. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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